What To Do With Souvenirs After A Trip?

Nienke Krook

Nienke is a Dutch travel blogger living in London. As The Travel Tester, she is always in search of experiences that enrich life related to nature, culture and food.

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20 Responses

  1. www.ShaunsCrackedCompass.com says:

    I never really buy souviners. I keep ticket stubs and pamphlets for places and throw it all in a box that I go through from time to time.

    • thetraveltester says:

      I wish I could do that, saves me a lot of extra luggage :) Unfortunately I’m a souvenirs-slave. And I take all the tickets and brochures with me as well, come to think of it, ahhw!

  2. GoYvon says:

    I always buy magnets. I have quite a few now. Although some are here with me in China, some are in boxes in NL…
    I really like your idea of the boxes!
    Lately I have been buying cloth & posters which I can frame.

    • thetraveltester says:

      I like magnets too, they’re on the fridge :) Cloth is a great idea too! Would be great to make pillow cases from fabrics gathered all around the world. Good luck in China!

  3. thetraveltester says:

    You can never have enough cuddly toys, I think! My mother-in-law always gets stuffed animals from all around the world and keeps them in the toilet, haha

  4. thetraveltester says:

    Thanks for the nice comment Julie. I know what you mean, I always take postcards and art too, but I need a frame-rotating system for displaying it all (and I haven’t even seen most of the world yet!). The boxes really control my habit of buying everything on a trip, which makes my boyfriend really happy too :)

  5. thetraveltester says:

    Thanks Linda, I also love the way they all look together. I’ve got two more of India and Nepal, will post when I’m back home in the next weeks.

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